LHS ‘Fouonji, Greenwood’s Payton named all-state

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A pair of Midland County girls basketball players were recognized on the 2021-22 Texas Girls Coaches Association’s All-State Girls Basketball Teams on Monday.

Legacy senior post Loredana Fouonji was honored on the Class 6A all-state team and Greenwood senior point guard Karsyn Payton was recognized on the Class 4A all-state team.

Fouonji averaged 10.1 points and 10.3 rebounds to lead the Lady Rebels to a share of the District 2-6A title and a 28-6 record.

This was the third straight year Payton was selected to the TGCA all-state team after she averaged 16.5 points, 3.3 assists and 2.6 steals, while shooting 83% from the free-throw line.

Greenwood’s Emma Dunn, Alyssandra Galindo, Braige Griffin and Payton were named to TGCA’s Academic All-State Team for Class 4A, while Garden City’s Elissa Colunga, Bailey Dehlinger and Jasmine Jackson were named Academic All-State for Class 1A.

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